UA Researchers

Note: This database is a list of faculty who welcome undergraduate students into their research projects. It is up to faculty to keep this list updated.
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Students may also search for research positions, events, and opportunities in Handshake.

Faculty Members: For more information on updating your information in the faculty database please visit ur.arizona.edu/update. For help listing active undergraduate research opportunities in Handshake, contact Kelley Merriam-Castro at kmerriam@arizona.edu.
Name Departmentsort descending Offering Research Opportunities? Types of Opportunities Prereqs Research Location End Date
Kimberly Sierra-Cajas Yes
Tucson main campus
Bryan Carter
Africana Studies
Yes
Paid
For Credit
A willingness to learn new and exciting technologies and platforms and work with diverse clients and co-workers
Tucson main campus
Keith Maggert
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Andrew Capaldi
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Guang Yao
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
John Buchan
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None - seeking highly motivated student with genuine interest in work done in the lab.
Tucson main campus
Ryan Gutenkunst
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Interest in computer programming and/or statistics is essential
Tucson main campus
Solange Duhamel
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Previous experience in a microbiology or chemistry lab preferred.
Tucson main campus
George Sutphin
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
none
Tucson main campus
Carol Dieckmann
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
For Credit
General Chemistry, Biology 181
Tucson main campus
Lisa Nagy
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
MCB 181
Tucson main campus
Ingmar Riedel-Kruse
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Carol Bender
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Other
Eiichi Egami
Steward Observatory
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Donald McCarthy
Steward Observatory
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Beth Willman
Steward Observatory
Yes
Paid
None
Tucson main campus
Chad Bender
Steward Observatory
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Jinyoung Kim
Steward Observatory
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Required: Interests in observational astronomy, especially on star and planet formation. Familiarity with using computer and very basic scientific programing, such as python or IDL. Preferred: taken at least 1 astronomy course and 1 or more physics courses. Scientific/astronomical programing experience (e.g., Python, IDL, IRAF) with astronomical data experiences are preferred, but not required.
Tucson main campus
Daniel Apai
Steward Observatory
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Andrew Youdin
Steward Observatory
Yes
For Credit
Physics105a, intro to scientific computing
Tucson main campus
Chi-Kwan Chan
Steward Observatory
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Basic programming skill in C or Python; able to understand basic physics equations.
Tucson main campus
Craig Kulesa
Steward Observatory
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Our group specializes in hands-on instrument and observatory development for space-based, balloon-borne and ground-based observatories in Antarctica. Hands-on mechanical engineering, software engineering, astronomical data processing and visualization are common applications.
Tucson main campus
Joseph Watkins
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Calculus and linear algebra. Advanced mathematics and statistics courses a plus.
Tucson main campus
Michael Gilbert
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
Vector Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probability
Tucson main campus
Shankar Venkataramani
Mathematics
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
Calculus, Linear Algebra, Programming. Differential equations would be very helpful.
Tucson main campus